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The Culture and Arts of Korea and Early Japan (iTunes U)

iTunes U
A series of lectures (approx. 45 minutes per part)
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The first section of lectures in this series will cover the history of Korean culture and art chronologically, ending with an analysis of Korea’s exciting contemporary art scene. The last four lectures will examine early Japanese culture and art (with the remaining history of Japanese art to be covered in the Spring 2014 semester).

Press the "View in iTunes U" button above to watch the lectures in this series. Lectures include:

Overview of Korean Art
Hyonjeong Kim Han, Asian Art Museum

Imaging a Buddha Land: Monuments and Sculptures of Unified Silla
SunKyung Kim, USC

Goryeo Celadon Ceramics in Context
Charlotte Horlyck, SOAS, University of London

Red, White, and Blue: Korean Ceramics of the Joseon Dynasty (1398–1910)
Robert Mowry, Harvard University

The Impact of Confucianism on Joseon Visual Art
Kumja Paik Kim, Curator Emeritus, Asian Art Museum

Structure, Colors, and Symbolism of Korean Bridal Robes: Hwalot and Wonsam
Minjee Kim, Independent Scholar

The Power of Absence and the Desire for Presence: Portraits and Documentary Paintings of King Jeongjo (1776–1800)
JaebinYoo, Harvard University

In the Midst of it All: Postwar Korean Art, 1953–1988
Joan Kee, University of Michigan

Overview of Japanese Art
Laura Allen, Asian Art Museum

Early Japanese Buddhist Sculpture
Chari Pradel, Pomona College

Buddhist Sculpture and the State: The Great Temples of Nara
Samuel Morse, Amherst College

Heian Buddhist Sculpture: Assimilating Foreign Trends and Indigenous Beliefs
Yui Suzuki, University of Maryland

The Asian Art Museum Docent Program is generously supported by Charles D. and Frances K. Field Fund, Bonhams, and Society for Asian Art.

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